Design By Ade

Heyyy 👻, it's nice to meet you.
I'm a Product Designer based in Mauritius with experience producing
end-to-end UX/UI design for software products.

I’m a self-taught designer who has learned many of the processes, concepts, and theories of UX/UI and product design
by attending workshops, reading blogs, and applying what I’ve learned to projects in my spare time and at work.
I enjoy working on products from start to finish, from concept to development. I’m passionate about using design to improve
the lives of others and I am always looking to learn new things.


Experience

Sep. 2021 – Present ·   Product Designer – CERIDIAN.

Drive the design process from beginning to end Ability to turn complex challenges and transform them into intuitive and beautiful web-based designs. Apply design thinking methods and a user-centered design processes to create compelling and award-wining solutions. Visualise design problems and information in ways that are easy for other team members to comprehend and can effectively articulate design concepts via low-fidelity sketches and wireframes.

Mar. 2021 – Oct. 2022 ·   UI/UX Designer – PICKMEUP (CONTRACT)

Illustrate design ideas using wireframes, visual, graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps and prototypes. Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how app functions work and look. Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness). Generating user personas and user scenarios for testing designs. Optimize existing user interface app designs.

Nov. 2019 – Feb. 2021 ·   Systems Design Specialist – EXTENSION INTERACTIVE

In close collaboration with the creative and technical teams, duties are to design a small visual comfort for the customers and the users: UI, graphic design, prototyping, interactivity, and UX. Interact with the various stakeholders (customers and internal teams) to maintain efficient production monitoring that is consistent with the expectations of customers and users.

May. 2019 – Oct. 2019 ·   UI/UX Designer – MOBI MOVE

Produce, present and review high resolution designs with internal team members and client personnel, and incorporate design feedback. Design data visualisations by translating quantitative data into parameterised visual elements and qualitative data into quantifiable parameters that support an interactive narrative. Prepare design artifacts for user testing and participate in the sessions by capturing feedback from users.

Nov. 2017 – Apr.2018 ·   Android Developer – AiG MULTIMEDIA

Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features. Work on bug fixing and improving application performance and Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximise development efficiency.

Education

MSc Business Information System Management ·  
MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY.  2019 – 2022

Focuses on Information Systems in organisations, especially web-based Information Systems including Knowledge Management Systems: their strategic use, quality management, and legal and regulatory implications, this program provides the knowledge and practical skill set to the inevitable use of Information Systems within any organisation.

BSc Information Technology and Business Information Systems ·  
MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY.  2018 – 2019

The technical, organizational and physical environment in which IT products or systems may operate. Awareness of the social, professional, legal and ethical issues involved in designing, managing and using information technologies. Understanding of the advantages of strategically aligning information systems with different organisational and business goals and operational activities.

WAEC ‘O’ Level ·  
HOLY CHILD COLLEGE.  2012 – 2015

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is a type of standardised test in West Africa. It is administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).


Certification

Digital Skill: User Experience ·  
Accenture.  Nov. 2022

UX Management: Strategy and Tactics ·  
Interaction  Foundation.  Jul. 2020

Mobile User Experience (UX) Design ·  
Interaction  Foundation.  May. 2020

Design Thinking at Work ·  
LinkedIn Learning.  Mar. 2020

Advance Diploma in Software Engineering ·  
APTECH Computer Education.  Feb. 2018

Oracle Database 11g Administrator ·  
APTECH Computer Education.  Mar.2017


Skills

Industrial Knowledge · 

User Interface
User Experience
User Flows
Sketching & Wireframing
Interaction Design
Prototyping
Design Research
User Journey Maps
Usability Testing
Quantitative and Competitive Research
Style Guides and Design Systems

Tools · 

Figma
Sketch
Marvel
Adobe XD
InDesign
Photoshop & Illustrator
InVision
Wordpress & Webflow
Visual Studio Code
Salesforce
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

Project Management · 

Design Sprints
Agile Software Development
Product Development
Azure Dev Ops Services
Jira
Trello
Atlassian